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The Saga of Mark Zuckerberg and the Booster Cushion

Funny story: The Saga of Mark Zuckerberg and the Booster Cushion

During his Congressional testimony, Zuckerberg was perched on a booster cushion to, well, give him a boost. In the long hours of testimony he became very attached to the booster cushion, so much so that when his testimony was over, he refused to s...

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Shocker: Hollywood Couple Marries BEFORE Having Kids

Funny story: Shocker: Hollywood Couple Marries BEFORE Having Kids

UN-BEE-LIEV-ABLE! One perplexed teen proclaimed. "I don't understand this at all," he continued. "Uh, why get married FIRST? That's the question," he said. I mean, if you want kids, shouldn't you have your girlfriend pop out one or two before you...

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Drone Doesn't Just DELIVER the Donuts, He EATS Them!

Funny story: Drone Doesn't Just DELIVER the Donuts, He EATS Them!

That's a no-no, his employer sternly told him. "Bad, bad drone." The drone had an interesting defense. "But...but...I DID deliver them, pretty much anyway," he argued. Pausing for a breath, he continued, "OK, OK, I was a little late, I admit it. A...

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Minnie Mouse Pouts as She Gets Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Funny story: Minnie Mouse Pouts as She Gets Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Nice to get the star, Minnie admits, although she sighs and points out that boyfriend Mickey Mouse got HIS star 40 years ago. "Typical, isn't it?" she says, continuing, "in this business, and in the world in general, males are first to get just abou...

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Drones Find a New Career Opportunity

Funny story: Drones Find a New Career Opportunity

It happened when drones (y'know, those flying thingies of all shapes and sizes) read about one of their own that was able to rescue two teenagers from a rough surf in Australia. The drone provided a rescue for the swimmers in trouble by quickly throw...

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Drones Don't Get Invited to City's New Year's Eve Bash

Funny story: Drones Don't Get Invited to City's New Year's Eve Bash

Outrage was in evidence among drones (y'know, those flying thingies that come in all sizes and shapes) when they learned they were not invited to the massive party thrown by the city of White Plains, north of New York City. More specifically, the d...

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Did You Hear the One about Two Nuns Who Tried to Rob a Bank?

Funny story: Did You Hear the One about Two Nuns Who Tried to Rob a Bank?

It's true, it's true. This is no joke. It happened in Pennsylvania recently. Two women in nun's garb held up bank tellers and demanded cash. The would-be robbers became scaredy cats and ran away empty handed when a teller set off an alarm. The...

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The Swedish White Moose: Why Is He White?

Funny story: The Swedish White Moose: Why Is He White?

A few possible explanations: He's not of this world. He's a ghost. He's hoping to get a part in a remake of the 1990 movie GHOST. His momma gave him a bath and she scrubbed too hard. He's In costume. Getting ready for Halloween a little earl...

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Order in the Ballpark, Here Comes Da Judge!

Funny story: Order in the Ballpark, Here Comes Da Judge!

Not just any judge. We're talking Aaron Judge. 6' 7" New York Yankee extraordinaire, winner of the Home Run Derby at the 2017 All-Star Game festivities. His power is amazing, but just a little bit scary. Nervous fans have taken to wearing helmets...

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132-Year-Old Lobster Sues, Claims Elder Abuse

Funny story: 132-Year-Old Lobster Sues, Claims Elder Abuse

Onlookers rejoiced recently when Louie the lobster, having lived the last 30 years of his life in a tank at a Long Island restaurant, was finally set free and returned to the ocean. But Louie is not a totally happy camper and has revealed that he...

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Should Mermaids Make More Money Than Mermen?

Funny story: Should Mermaids Make More Money Than Mermen?

"Absolutely not," said one merman. "I mean, mermaids are a dime a dozen, not rare or unique at all, so they just deserve a standard rate, right?" He continued, "Mermen, on the other hand, are unique and rare, and deserve to be paid premium rates."...

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Official Retirement Age Upped to 95 in the US

Funny story: Official Retirement Age Upped to 95 in the US

It happened shortly after Prince Philip announced his impending retirement. Members of the U.S. Congress, eager to extend their own gravy train and justify that extension as totally normal, were eager to vote this into law. "I'm all for it," said...

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USA Workers Declare Next Friday ME-FIRST DAY!

Funny story: USA Workers Declare Next Friday ME-FIRST DAY!

They got the idea for this when they recently saw an airliner get passengers off a plane to make room for airline employees who needed transport to a work destination. "Yes," one employee shouted, continuing, "Up with employees, down with the cus...

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Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz Demand Recount of 1939 Oscar Race

Funny story: Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz Demand Recount of 1939 Oscar Race

"Gone With The Wind" won for Best Picture that year. Supposedly. But who knows, say the Munchkins. The recent error in the announcement of Best Picture in the 2017 race is the catalyst for the action of the little people, who have commented, "Hey, mi...

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Santa Furious Trump Has Set Up Christmas Eve No-Fly Zones Over Homes of Rivals

Funny story: Santa Furious Trump Has Set Up Christmas Eve No-Fly Zones Over Homes of Rivals

Come Christmas Eve, many prominent Democrats will find themselves with empty stockings hanging from their fireplaces. The reason? President Elect Trump has declared the areas over their homes No-Fly Zones, so Santa and Rudolph cannot drop off gifts.

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3200-year-old Egyptian Mummy Stuns NY Press

Funny story: 3200-year-old Egyptian Mummy Stuns NY Press

It was his first meeting with the press since being unearthed, and he chose the venue (Grand Central Station). He also chose the format. "I will be asking, not answering, questions," he told the startled crowd, continuing, "it's only fair that I go f...

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What's Behind Lincoln's Face on Mount Rushmore?

Funny story: What's Behind Lincoln's Face on Mount Rushmore?

The 16th president of the U.S. may be known as "Honest Abe," but he's been hiding a secret room behind his face on Mount Rushmore. The room is not accessible to the public, but through the use of long-distance, super duper X-ray technology, an int...

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Minnie Mouse Arrested in NYC's Times Square

Funny story: Minnie Mouse Arrested in NYC's Times Square

Say it isn't so, Minnie. Say it isn't so. Unfortunately, though, it IS so. The entrepreneurial little mouse was a little bit TOO entrepreneurial and was arrested for battling a tourist over the size of a fee for a photo session. Minnie refu...

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Trump Jr. Says That He Always Wanted to Be Separated From His Parents

That's why he can't understand the consternation at the border with kids being taken from parents.
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